News Archives

2017

11.09.17
Continental Building Products Reports 16.9% EBIT Margin in Latest Quarter
To view full results announcement click:  http://investor.continental-bp.com/about-us/investors-relations/press-releases/press-r ...


11.08.17
Builders First Source Reports 4.7% EBIT Margin in Latest Quarter
To view complete results announcement click:  http://investors.bldr.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=1047895 ...


11.07.17
Foundation Reports 3.3% EBIT 21.9% SG&A and 0.3% Net Profit Margins in Latest Qtr
To view complete results announcement click here:  http://investors.fbmsales.com/investor-news/2017/11-07-2017-110034785 ...


11.06.17
BMC Reports 3.8% EBIT Margin in Latest Quarter
To see full results announcement click: http://ir.buildwithbmc.com/investors/news/press-release-details/2017/BMC-Stock-Holdings- ...


11.06.17
Kodiak Acquires American Builders Supply
For complete article click:  http://www.prosalesmagazine.com/news/deals/kodiak-buys-fls-american-builders-supply-uniting-14th-an ...


11.03.17
U.S. Unemployment Hits 17 Year Low at 4.1%
Full article click here:  https://www.usnews.com/news/economy/articles/2017-11-03/unemployment-hits-17-year-low-as-job-growth-re ...


11.02.17
BlueLinx Reports 2.4% EBIT Margin in Latest Quarter
To view full results announcement click:  http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=183021&p=irol-newsArticle_print&ID=2313783 ...


10.31.17
Lennar and CalAtlantic Strike Deal to Create Largest U.S. Home Builder
To view full article click:  https://www.wsj.com/articles/lennar-calatlantic-strike-deal-to-create-largest-u-s-home-builder-1509 ...


10.30.17
Armstrong Ceilings Reports 28.9% EBIT in America's and Small Operating Loss in Pac Rim
For full results announcement click:  https://ir.armstrongceilings.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=1045896 ...


10.29.17
Owens Corning to Acquire Paroc Group, a Leading European Mineral Wool Manufacturer
Transaction Grows Company’s Presence in Europe and Expands Portfolio of Insulation Technologies ...


10.27.17
USG Ceilings Business Reports 21% EBIT Margin in Latest Quarter
Full Report:  http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=115117&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2311583 ...


10.26.17
USG's U.S. Gypsum Business Unit Reports 14% EBIT Margin, Higher Volume & Slightly Lower Wallboard Prices in Latest Qtr
Full Report:  http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=115117&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2311583 ...


10.25.17
New Home Sales Surge 18.9% in September to 10 Year High
Full article link:  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-housing/u-s-new-home-sales-race-to-nearly-10-year-high-in-sep ...


10.25.17
American Gypsum Reports 30.6% EBIT Margin and $153.71/msf Ave Net Wallboard Price in Latest Qtr
Full Details Click:  http://ir.eaglematerials.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=1045272 ...


10.19.17
Are Independent LBM Dealers Dying? Proportionately Less Often Than You Might Think.
Author and Speaker Craig Webb, Editor in Chief of ProSales states in his latest article ... ...


10.18.17
NLBMDA Honors Paul Hylbert with Chairman's Award
Phoenix, AZ - The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) was pleased to honor Paul Hylbert for his c ...


10.03.17
CertainTeed Gypsum Announces January 2018 Price Increase
CertainTeed Gypsum Announces January 2018 Price Increase ...


10.02.17
Kodiak Announces Acquisition of 2 unit Drywall Material Sales in Colorado
Click here to read the full article:  http://www.prosalesmagazine.com/news/deals/kodiak-buys-two-unit-colorado-drywall-dealer_o ...


10.02.17
Drake Group Recognizes Courtney of ClarkDietrich, Hamilton of Grabber and Krutek of G.Proulx with Rare Individual Lifetime Achi
During the Group's Fall Meeting, at The Drake Hotel in Chicago, the owner/members of recognized CEO Bill Courtney of Clark Dietr ...


09.26.17
American Gypsum Announces Wallboard Price Increase for January 2018
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09.22.17
Dave Engelhardt, President Gypsum North America, Announces Retirement
David Engelhardt, President Gypsum North America, has decided to retire as of January 1, 2018 after 13 years with Saint-Gobain. ...


09.19.17
National Gypsum Announces January 2018 Price Increases
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09.19.17
Housing Production Holds Steady in August
Full NAHB article:  https://www.nahb.org/en/news-and-publications/press-releases/2017/09/housing-production-holds-steady-in-augu ...


09.18.17
Builder Confidence Drops 3 Points in September
Full article:  https://www.nahb.org/en/news-and-publications/press-releases/2017/09/builder-confidence-drops-three-points-as-hur ...


09.07.17
ROXUL re-branding to ROCKWOOL
Dear Valued Customer ROXUL Re-Branding to ROCKWOOL I am thrilled to officially announce that effective January 1, 2018 ...


09.07.17
ROXUL new logo
ROXUL Inc., North America’s largest producer of stone wool insulation, rebrands to ROCKWOOL ...


09.01.17
GypsumToday has over 71,000 Hits and 6,000 Unique Visitors in August 2017
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08.31.17
BlueLinx's Majority, Controlling Owner to Reduce Stake, Possibly to Zero
To view fulll story:  http://www.prosalesmagazine.com/news/distributors/bluelinxs-majority-owner-seeks-to-reduce-its-stake-possi ...


08.31.17
US LBM Swings to Profit in 2Q on 18.6% Revenue Gain
US LBM Swings to Profit in 2Q on 18.6% Revenue Gain see the entire article by clicking here: http://www.prosalesmagazine.com/ ...


08.24.17
Beacon to Acquire Allied for $2.6 Billion Dollars
For full article and details click:  http://www.virginiabusiness.com/news/article/beacon-roofing-supply-to-acquire-allied-buildi ...


08.23.17
U.S. New Home Sales Hit 7 Month Low in July
To view, read, complete article click here:  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-housing-idUSKCN1B31OD ...


08.21.17
Siding, Paint, Roofing, Wallboard Join Lumber as Input Inflation Drivers
Full details can be seen at:  http://www.builderonline.com/builder-100/strategy/siding-paint-roofing-wallboard-join-lumber-as-in ...


08.10.17
USLBM Reports $24.5 Million Net Loss in Latest Quarter
~~ US LBM Reports Net Loss of $24.5mln in 1Q, Improving from Year Earlier Dealers total net losses since 2015 climb to $27 ...


08.10.17
Distributor BlueLinx Reports 2.7% EBITDA, 2.0% EBIT and 0.7% Net Income Margins on $474 Million Sales
Full details of Latest BlueLinx Results Announcement:  http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=183021&p=irol-newsArticle&ID= ...


08.08.17
Foundation, FBM, Market Cap Dips Under $500 Million, GMS Over $1.2 Billion
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08.08.17
James Hardie Reports 6% Sales Growth and EBIT Margin Drop to 20.3% for NA Fiber Cement Business
Full Details available at James Hardie Investor Relations site:  http://www.ir.jameshardie.com.au/jh/home.jsp ...


08.05.17
New Rockfon Ceiling Tile Plant in Mississippi Starts Production
To read the full article click here:  https://prismpub.com/rockfon-north-america-facility-begins-production/ ...


08.04.17
Continental Building Products Reports 16.5% EBIT, Operating, Profit in Latest Qtr
For complete details:  http://investor.continental-bp.com/about-us/investors-relations/press-releases/press-release-details/2017 ...


08.04.17
BFS Reports 6.7% EBITDA 5.0% EBIT and 2.1% Net on $1.843 Billion Sales Last Qtr
Full Details of BFS Latest Results Announcement found at: http://investors.bldr.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=1036050 ...


08.03.17
Foundation Reports 3.2% EBIT and $1.3 Milllion Net Income on $529.2 Million Sales
Full Details of Foundation Latest Results:  http://investors.fbmsales.com/investor-news/2017/08-03-2017-110207077 ...


08.03.17
BMC Reports 11.1% Sales Increase, 6.7% EBITDA and 2.0% Net Income in Latest Qtr
Full details of BMC latest results:  http://ir.buildwithbmc.com/news-releases/news-release-details/bmc-stock-holdings-inc-announ ...


08.02.17
Beacon Roofing Reports 7.0% EBIT in Latest Quarter & 4.2% for Last 9 Months
Full Details of Beacon Results Announcement:  http://ir.beaconroofingsupply.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=1035690 ...


07.31.17
Armstrong Ceilings Reports 23.7% Global and 35.4% North American EBIT Margins
Full Details at:  https://ir.armstrongceilings.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=1035040 ...


07.31.17
GMS Reported 4.9% EBIT Margin Last Quarter
Full details can be found at:  http://investor.gms.com/file/Index?KeyFile=389283781   ...


07.31.17
Saint Gobain Reports Results of their North American CertainTeed Construction Prouducts
To view latest Saint Gobain, CertainTeed Construction Products results:  https://www.saint-gobain.com/sites/sgcom.master/files/s ...


07.30.17
Total U.S. Gypsum Wallboard Demand Up 1.4% in First Half of 2017
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07.28.17
CertainTeed announces 8% Insulation price increase for September
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07.27.17
Eagle's American Gypsum Reports 31.7% EBIT Margin on $154 Million in Sales Revenue
Full Details of Eagle Materials April - June Results found here http://ir.eaglematerials.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=1034666 ...


07.27.17
New Home Sales Edge Up 0.8% in June
Full Report:  http://www.nahb.org/en/news-and-publications/press-releases/2017/07/new-home-sales-edge-up-point-eight-percent-in- ...


07.26.17
Strong Jobs Driving Consumer Confidence to 16 Year High
For full details click link: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-idUSKBN1AA267 ...


07.26.17
USG Reports 19.0% EBIT Margin on $126 Million for Global Ceilings Business
Full details:  http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=115117&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2288892    ...


07.26.17
USG Reports 13.8% EBIT on $688 Million Sales for North American Gypsum Business
USG Reports 10% increase in wallboard volume vs. 3% market growth (i.e. share gain) along with wallboard price decline of 4% in ...


07.25.17
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Buy NLBMDA's Forklift & You Training Today!   Do all of your employees have up to date training? LBM dealers are required to t ...


07.14.17
Owens Corning Price Increase Notification
Price Increase notice Owens Corning. ...


07.06.17
ROXUL Inc., part of the ROCKWOOL Group, to build multimillion-dollar manufacturing facility in West Virginia, USA
ROXUL Inc., part of the ROCKWOOL Group, to build multimillion-dollar manufacturing facility in West Virginia, USA. Latest addition to global manufacturing set-up will create approx. 150 new jobs in Jefferson County, West Virginia ...


06.29.17
GMS reports 613% increase in EBITDA in latest quarter
Click here to read the full article. ...


06.15.17
New Home Sales Rise 2.9% in May
Link:  http://www.nahb.org/en/news-and-publications/press-releases/2017/06/new-home-sales-rise-2-point-9-percent-in-may.aspx ...


04.25.17
U.S. New Home Sales Up 5.8% in March
Sales rise sharply for the third consecutive month, an indication that demand is picking up ...


03.23.17
New Home Sales Rise 6.1% in February
Sales of newly built, single-family homes continued to expand, rising 6.1 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted annual ra ...


02.10.17
February Consumer Sentiment Drops 2.8% from January High
  Updated Feb. 10, 2017 2:22 p.m. ET   A gauge of U.S. consumer sentiment retreated in early February from  a decade hi ...


02.10.17
Wallboard Dealer Foundation Building Materials Goes Public
Foundation Building Materials (FBM), which describes itself as the nation's No. 2 dealer in wallboard and suspended ceilings--began public trading of its shares today. The move shines a on a private firm that has seen its revenues rise 10-fold in less than four years to reach $1.4 billion in sales and 210 branches in the U.S. and Canada. That's easily enough to make it likely FBM will join this year's ProSales 100 as a top 10 firm. ...


01.18.17
Architecture Billings Index ends year on positive note
Architecture firms close 2016 with the strongest performance of the year For immediate release: Washington, D.C. – January 18, 2017 –The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) concluded the year in positive terrain, with the December reading capping off three straight months of growth in design billings. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to twelve month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the December ABI score was 55.9, up sharply from 50.6 in the previous month. This score reflects the largest increase in design services in 2016 (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). The new projects inquiry index was 57.2, down from a reading of 59.5 the previous month. ...


01.18.17
Gypsum Association Revises Five Technical Documents
Late in 2016, the Gypsum Association (GA) released five revised technical documents. GA-220-2016 Gypsum Board Winter Related Installation Recommendations; GA-223-2016 Gypsum Panel Products, Types, Uses, and Standards; GA-226-2016 Application of Gypsum Board to Form Curved Surface; GA-234-2016 Control Joints for Fire Resistance Rated Systems, and GA-338-2016 Guidelines for Prevention of Mold Growth on Gypsum Board have been updated to reflect current best practices. As a service to the design and construction community, these documents, and more than thirty additional technical documents, are available for free download through the GA Bookstore. ...


01.06.17
Grabber Promotes and Realigns its Regional Structure to Meet Customer Needs and Growth Opportunities
Highland, UT— Grabber Construction Products, Inc. (“Grabber”), an international distributor of professional-grade fasteners and construction products, today announced key organizational and employee changes. Mike Hamilton will serve as Senior Vice President - Strategic Accounts working with Kelly Jones, National Accounts Manager. Steve Fletcher takes on the position of Senior Vice President - Corporate Development. ...


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